Beowulf the mightiest hero, he kills demons, fights dragons, and does everything he can for the people, but how does he stack up against today's heroes like Spider Man. Beowulf can kill monsters, demons, and demons mothers, but what about if the circumstances were swapped. What if Beowulf had to fight some of the villains that a hero like Spider Man fights? Would he still be able to boast about taking them on bare handed? Comparing Beowulf to some of the villains of the comics may not make him seem as strong or have as much battle prowess.
One of the most exaggerated powers among the superheroes in the Marvel universe belongs to Spider-Man: Spider feelings. In comic books, spider feelings are portrayed as tingling in the mind of Spider-Man when danger comes near. According to the size of the danger, this feeling can increase to such an extent. When the spider feelings combine with Spider-Man's proportional agility, it makes him a tough opponent. Because many of them avoid dangerously reflexively.
A bite and a costume can change someone’s life extremely quick. Spiderman as a reference, was bitten by a spider that granted him with special abilities. Only he must keep it as secret from society. The best superheroes have awesome costumes which help them maintain two separate identities. They also have an amazing skill component of supernatural abilities which enhance their civilian identities.
Strength- Shan Yu possessed a superhuman measure of physical strength.The warlord was strong enough to defeat Li Shang with an elbow strike, followed by a vicious head-butt. Prior to his final battle, the merciless warlord managed to lift a man by his throat, knocked down a barricaded door, and sliced through a trio of thick, large pillars. Near the climax of his battle with Mulan, Shan Yu managed to tear a hole through the emperor's roof. Speed- Despite his weight, Shan Yu is capable of reaching a moderate level of speed, rushing his opponents with the force of a raging bull. Agility- Due to his massive size and weight, Shan Yu is not very agile.
Beowulf was know for killing creatures that were much more overpowered that himself. Luttrell had done the best he could do in Operation Red Wings. Defeating three of the most powerful, god-like creatures on earth is far more impressive than fighting many untrained, uneducated Taliban fighters. The weapon choices made Beowulf look much stronger than Luttrell because a gun can take down much more than a sword, but Beowulf made the sword look like an overruling weapon. The only thing that Luttrell showed power in was his mind.
Even though the weapon was not easy to carry around, it was a strong killing machine. The war club was lined with hard and jagged pieces of Obsidian, the sharpest rock in the world. It could cut through Spanish armor with ease and kill the soldier within seconds. It was a huge advantage for the Aztecs, as they could kill any person who came in their way with this one weapon. The Spaniards, on the other hand, had planned their weapons carefully to make sure that they had the perfect weapon.
Dazzler, chapter two of Chris Claremont's X-Men: The Dark Phoenix Saga, unfolds the desperate struggle for unity in the X-Men team as Queen White and her goons secretly hunt them down. Throughout the plot a newly-seen power struggle in the hero's is shown, leaving the reader questioning whether or not the elite-fighting force is actually what they are made out to be. This plight directly reflects Hannah Arendt’s theory of strength in her essay “On Violence”. By connecting the X-Men’s struggles with Arendt’s description of strength, the reader can better understand the effects that physical, mental, and emotional strength have on the feeling of fear in superheroes. Physical strength, a common characteristic among several X-Men, is used by most of the superheroes as a means of coping with a problem in the plot.
After all, Zaroff is experienced in hunting humans. Similarly, when Zaroff and Rainsford meet after the hunt the suspense is still intense. Even though Rainsford has “‘won the game,”’ (15) he “‘is still a beast at bay’” (15). The reader perceives that Rainsford is going to get revenge on Zaroff for putting him through such a hard time. Rainsford has outsmarted, like a cunning fox, Zaroff, and as a result Rainsford is safe.
For example, he defeats a gigantic, angry, human-eating cyclops without its neighboring brothers noticing. He did this thanks to his great strength, leadership skills, and cunning. He tricks the cyclops into becoming drunk and while he sleeps, he blinds him. He had also previously told the cyclops (Polyphemus) that his name was “Nobody” so that when Polyphemus was in pain from being stabbed in the eye he would yell, “Nobody is hurting me”. This shows Odysseus’ great cunning and leadership skills.
Faster zombies with the ability to talk or cooperate appear in the movie Return of the Living Dead. They originate from a deadly gas and hunger for human brains. Even burning them releases the gas which can create new zombies, therefore they need to be totally destructed. In 28 Days Later a virus caused the zombie outbreak. A single drop of infected blood or body fluid, transmitted through vomiting or bites, can change a person within seconds and the rage takes over.